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Science on the home front : American women scientists in World War II / Jordynn Jack.

By: Jack, Jordynn, 1977-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009Description: x, 165 p. : ill., facsims. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780252034701 (cloth : acidfree paper); 0252034708 (cloth : acid-free paper); 9780252076596 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 0252076591 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Women in science -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women scientists -- United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Feminism and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Sex discrimination in science -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Women psychologists forecast opportunity -- Women anthropologists study Japanese internment -- Women physicists on the Manhattan Project -- Women nutritionists on the National Research Council.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-158) and index.

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